Toxic Substances in the Workplace and the Environment
and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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Overview Objectives Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department: Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Course Number: MDM16N01
Activity Start Date: March 10, 2016
Activity End Date: March 12, 2016
Location: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf
San Francisco, CA
Fees:

Physicians Full Course $725.00
AHP $625.00
Residents/Fellows $525.00

Physicians WE* $325.00
AHP WE* $275.00
Residents/Fellows WE* $225.00

Physicians Updates $425.00
AHP Updates $375.00
Residents/Fellows Updates $325.00

* WE = Workplace and Environment

Toxic Substances in the Workplace and the Environment (3/10/15)
Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (3/11-3/12/16)

 

Overview:

brochureThis course is presented by the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals and persons from other health-related disciplines with a review and update of current topics in occupational and environmental medicine. The first day of the curriculum will focus on toxic substances in the workplace and the environment. A poster session the evening before will supplement the Toxic Substances course content. The second day and final half-day of the course will cover a multi-topic theme: Updates in Occupational and Environmental Health.

This course is approved for American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification credit and is a comprehensive update for occupational medicine specialists. California Qualified Medical Examiner credit approval is anticipated.

This course is also designed to meet the needs of primary care providers and others engaged in occupational health practice and research including physicians (family physicians, general practitioners, internists, emergency medicine specialists), nurse practitioners and other nursing professionals, as well as physician’s assistants, and industrial hygienists.

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Objectives:

An attendee completing this course will be able to:

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care:
The approved credits shown above include a maximum of 4.75 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and End-of-Life Care.

Geriatric Medicine:
The approved credits shown above include 3.00 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine.

American Board of Preventive Medicine:
The American Board of Preventive Medicine has approved this course for a maximum of 18.00 MOC Part II credits.
If you are claiming MOC credit, please complete this survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/R5Y889W

California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit (QME Credit):
The California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit for Qualified Medical Evaluator credit has been filed and is awaiting approval for a maximum of 18.00 credits.

Family Physicians:
This Live activity, Toxic Substances in the Workplace and the Environment Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, with a beginning date of 03/10/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 18.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses:
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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Course Outline:

Wednesday March 9 , 2016

Evening

 Abstract Poster Session

[Call for abstracts in late Fall, 2015]

Thursday March 10, 2016

Toxic Substances in the Workplace and the Environment

7:45 - 8:00

Introductions

Course leaders

8:00 – 8:50
[Pain; Geriatrics]

Heavy Metal Toxicity: Going Beyond  Lead, Mercury, and Arsenic / / SLIDES / /

Craig Steinmaus, MD, MPH

8:50 – 9:40

Lessons Learned from the Poison Control Center
/ / SLIDES / /

Hallam Gugelmann, MD

9:40:10:10

Coffee Break

 

10:10-11:00

Carcinogens- What Should You Know While Waiting for IARC / / SLIDES / /

Michael Fischman, MD, MPH

11:00

Chemicals in the Indoor Environment – New Threats on the Horizon / / SLIDES / /

Veena Singla, PhD

11:50

Lunch

 

1:10pm

Scenarios for De Novo Creation of Toxic Substances / / SLIDES / /

Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH

2:00

A Systematic Approach to Solvent Toxicity
/ / SLIDES / /

Dr. Raj Puri, MD, MPH

2:50

Liver Toxicants: Synthetic and Naturally Occurring; Classic and Emerging / / SLIDES / /

Timur Durrani, MD, MPH, MBA

3:40

Coffee Break

 

4:10
[Pain; Geriatrics]

Chemical Toxicity to the Special Senses: Vision, Hearing, Taste, and Smell / / SLIDES / /

Jonathan S. Rutchik, MD, MPH, FACOEM

5:00

New Fumigants, Herbicides, Insecticides, and Other Agricultural Chemicals / / SLIDES / /

Anne Arens, MD

5:50

Closing Panel: Toxicants in Perspective

Timur Durrani, MD, MPH;
Veena Singla, PhD;
Anne Arens, MD;
Michael Fischman, MD, MPH; Denis Shusterman, MD, MPH

6:20pm

Adjourn

 


Friday  March 11, 2016

Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Day One

7:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:00

Introductions

Course Leaders

8:10

Common Laboratory Hazards / / SLIDES / /

Richard Wittman, MD, MPH

9:00
[Geriatrics]

Occupational Renal Disease / / SLIDES / /

Christina Wyatt, MD

9:50

Coffee Break

 

10:20

Pediatric Environmental Illness – The Canary in the Coal Mine / / SLIDES / /

Mark Miller, MD

11:30

Reproductive Health and  Occupational/Environmental Exposures
/ / SLIDES / /

Marya G. Zlatnik, MD, MMS

12:20pm

Lunch

 

1:30

Afternoon Keynote Ebola as a Paradigm of
Health Care Worker Risk / / SLIDES / /

Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH

2:30

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: Pigeons,
Mold, and Odd Jobs / / SLIDES / /

Dr Kenneth Anderson, MD, FRCP

3:20

Break

 

3:50

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Occupational Context, Including Military Service
/ / SLIDES / /

John R. McQuaid, Ph.D.

4:40
[Pain]

Hazardous Jobs in Developing Economies
/ / SLIDES / /

Garrett Brown, CIH

5:20pm

Adjourn

 


Saturday March 12, 2016
Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Day Two

7:50am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:20

Introductions

Course Leaders

8:30

Occupational Rhinitis / / SLIDES / /

Andrea Siracusa, MD

9:20
[Pain; Geriatrics]

Diabetes in the Workplace / / SLIDES / /

Robert Kosnik, MD, DIH 

10:10

Coffee Break

 

10:30

[Pain]

Diving: An Old Hazard That is Still Here
/ / SLIDES / /

Patrick R. Laraby, MD, MPH, MS MBA, FACOEM, CAPT MC USN

11:20
[Pain]

Violence in the Workplace in the 21st Century
/ / SLIDES / /

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH

12:10 -12:40

Closing Panel: What’s Really New in Occupational and Environmental Health? 
/ / SLIDES / /  

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH;
Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH;
Paul Blanc, MD, MPH;
Barbara J. Burgel, RN, PhD, FAAN, FAAOHN;

12:40pm

Course Adjourns- Evaluations

 

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Chairs:

Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine,
Endowed Chair and Division Chief,
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Robert Kosnik, MD, DIH
Professor of Medicine,
Medical Director, UCSF Occupational Health Services,
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Timur Durrani, MD, MPH, MBA
Assistant Medical Director, San Francisco Division, California
Poison Control System; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Faculty:

Kenneth Anderson, MD, FRCP
Consultant Physician,
Department of Respiratory Medicine
University Hospital Crosshouse
Kilmarnock, Scotland

Anne Arens, MD
San Francisco Division,
California Poison Control System

Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH
Captain, USPHS; Chief Medical Officer
Health Hazard Evaluations and
Technical Assistance NIOSH, CDC

Garrett Brown, CIH
Coordinator, Maquiladora
Health & Safety Support Network
Berkeley, CA

Barbara J. Burgel, RN, PhD, FAAN, FAAOHN
Professor of Clinical Nursing and
Adult Nurse Practitioner, UCSF

Michael Fischman, MD MPH
Medical Director, Intel Corporation;
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Hallam Gugelmann, MD
San Francisco Division,
California Poison Control System

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF;
Public Health Medical Officer,
California Department of Public Health

Patrick R. Laraby, MD, MPH, MS,
MBA, CAPT MC USN
Service Chief, Occupational Health,
Walter Reed National Military Medical
Center, Bethesda, MD

John R. McQuaid, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychology,
UCSF; Associate Chief of Mental
Health for Clinical Administration
San Francisco VA Medical Center

Mark Miller, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF;
Director, Pediatric Environmental
Health Specialty Unit Air Toxicology
and Epidemiology Section, Office of
Environmental Health Hazard
Assessment, Cal/EPA

Raj Puri, MD, MPH
Resident, Occupational Medicine
Residency Program, UCSF

Jonathan S. Rutchik, MD, MPH
Neurology and Occupational /
Environmental Medicine Associate
Clinical Professor, Occupational
Medicine, UCSF

Dennis Shusterman, MD MPH
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Medicine,
UCSF; Public Health Medical Officer,
California Department of
Public Health (Retired)

Veena Singla, PhD
Staff Scientist,
Natural Resources Defense Council
San Francisco, CA

Andrea Siracusa MD
Professor of Occupational Medicine
(Retired), University of Perugia, Italy

Craig Steinmaus MD MPH
Office of Environmental Health
Hazard Assessment, Cal/EPA

Richard Wittman, MD MPH
Medical Director, Occupational Health
Center, Stanford University

Christina Wyatt, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Nephrology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Marya G. Zlatnik, MD, MMS
Professor, Division of Maternal Fetal
Medicine, Department of Obstetrics,
Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences;
Associate Director, Maternal Fetal
Health and the Environment Program,
UCSF/Western States PEHSU

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Travel & Lodging:

Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf
1300 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA
415-771-9000
Hotel Rates: $185.00
Cutoff Date: 2/17/2016 or when room block fills

Hotel Reservation Options:
1. Online - Click here to reserve your room online and enter the online booking Group Code: UCS or
2. Phone - Call the Hotel reservations department at 1-800-942-7348. To receive the special group rates, request the name of the group: “UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Update 2016"

Group rate: $185.00 per room, per night, plus tax, single/double occupancy. Plus $20 per additional occupant with existing bedding.

All reservations should be made by February 17, 2016. After this date, reservation requests will be honored based on availability at prevailing rates.

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before 03/08/2016 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee.

No refunds will be made on cancellations received after 03/08/2016.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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